North Carolina Spotlight

North Carolina’s Children of Color and Immigrant Children Continue to Face Barriers to Opportunity

For North Carolina to prosper in the future, all children must have the opportunity to succeed. Yet children of color, who will soon make up the majority of children in North Carolina, face persistent barriers to achieving their full potential.

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101 Black History Questions You Never Thought to Ask in His New Book

Dr. Anderson is a bold thinker with exceptional ability to analyze historical patterns. He explains the increase in anti-black expressions since the historic 2016 election and excites a younger generation of blacks …

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Strategies to Help Millennials Build an Endless Source of Self-Funding and Capital

Whether struggling with more bills than pay, working to maintain/develop a good credit score, thriving with more income than ever, or considering plans for retirement, The Human Equity Line of Credit™ can be applied on any income.

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Billions Spent on Low Income College Students — But Half of Them Don’t Even Graduate!

Research showed that one reason may be that low-income students receiving Pell grants tend to choose colleges that have lower graduation rates to begin with. Another reason may be that the data is not complete and, therefore, does not depict an entirely accurate picture.

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Woman Entrepreneur Makes History After Raising $1 Million For Her Legal Tech Startup

Entrepreneurs in general are challenged with finding capital to start or expand their businesses. But it is substantially more difficult for Black women entrepreneurs who receive only 0.2 percent of overall venture capital dollars.

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NAACP Responds to Dallas Cowboys Owner’s Comments on Players’ Right to Free Speech

This is not an issue about our flag, this is an issue about police brutality, (racism, and the ability of members of the NFL whose communities are disproportionately impacted by police misconduct to peacefully say enough.

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ALC Panel Encourages High School Students to Pursue STEM Careers

The STEM field is important to our country, it’s critical to jobs in the 21st century. Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) kicked off the conversation focused on opportunities for underrepresented youth.

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Lawmakers Seek End to Triple-Digit Interest on Payday and Car-Title Loans

Today, 90 million Americans living in 15 states and D.C. benefit from enacted rate caps of 36 percent or lower. But in the other 35 states, residents remain vulnerable to triple-digit interest rates

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NAACP Honors the Life and Legacy of Alvin Turner

“The NAACP sadly mourns the passing, but honors and celebrates the life, legacy and leadership of Mr. Alvin Turner, a man who was a key participant in the 1968 Memphis, Tennessee sanitation workers’ strike.

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Join Us October 5-7 NC NAACP 74th Convention

We are less than one week away from our 74th Annual State Convention, this year’s theme is “Forward Together Not One Step Back: For Justice We NEVER Sound Retreat.”

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Damien M. Williams Named Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement at Fayetteville State University

He brings experience of Advancement operations to include development, public relations, alumni relations, marketing, and other areas. Most impressive are his credentials as a fundraiser.

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William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations: Announcing the Friday Fellowship Class of 2017-2019

These leaders learn to model former UNC system president Bill Friday’s civility, transparency, and collaboration across divergent ideas and identities.

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